Robert Soma-Lewis (BM ’04, Saxophone; BM ’05, Recording Arts) recently mixed and mastered the album Change Ringing by Robert Ames through his studio Ambient Works, based in London. The album was released on BMG/Modern Recordings on May 28, 2021.
Robert Soma-Lewis (BM ’04, Saxophone; BM ’05, Recording Arts) recently collaborated with noted violinist and London Contemporary Orchestra member Galya Bisengalieva as mixing engineer for her debut LP Aralkum, released on One Little Independent Records. The album has received wide critical acclaim, including write-ups from Pitchfork, Bandcamp Daily, FACT Magazine, Composer Magazine (Spitfire Audio), and others.
Zach Herchen (BM ’07, MM ’09, Saxophone; BM ’06, Recording Arts) was a featured guest artist with his ensemble New Thread Quartet at the North American Saxophone Alliance Region 8 Conference at Bridgewater State University in Massachusetts on March 10 and 11. New Thread Quartet presented a master class on contemporary performance practice, a panel discussion on ensemble management, and performed in a recital. Other guest artists of the conference included Ken Radnofsky of New England Conservatory and Ron Blake of the SNL Band.
Tyrone Page (BM ’16, Saxophone, Music Education) was a featured performer in the Thrive Music Series at Jordan Faye Contemporary on September 10. Page performed Not I, but the Wind by Joji Yuasa, Wings by Joan Tower, and Fluorescent Skeleton Reassembled by alumnus James Young (DMA ’14, Composition).